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Centre Support Assistant, Witney – NEW VACANCY

Our friendly and busy team at the Witney and Business Innovation Centre are now seeking a enthusiastic and helpful Centre Support Assistant to join them on a full-time temporary basis to cover maternity leave for a period of about nine months.

Our Centre Support Assistants play  key role as the front line of the Centre, running the busy Reception area, meeting and greeting visitors, making sure that the conference rooms are set up and manning the switchboard. No two days are the same and you will enjoy the chance to work with lots of different people in a varied, fast-moving environment.

The most important thing we look for in our Centre Support Assistant is a willingness to go the extra mile to deliver a great service.  The following skills and experience are also important!

Multi tasking in a busy and demanding customer focused environment.

  • Positive attitude/self-motivated
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Takes pride in personal appearance
  • An eye for detail, along with good a working knowledge of Word and Excel desirable
  • Enjoys developing self and learning both informally and formally
  • Administration / Customer Service / Receptionist experience will be helpful
  • Previous experience of social media networking is preferable

In our last Staff Survey, ‘people’, ‘colleagues’ and ‘team’ were the most often mentioned reasons why our staff like working here and we were delighted to get some great feedback about our flexible, respectful and friendly working environment.  We run staff incentives schemes which give everyone the chance to be rewarded for their contribution, and our benefits package is highly competitive with other similar-sized employers.

If you are able to mix with all types of people, possess excellent communication skills, are conscientious with an eye for detail with a flexible work ethic, then this may be the role for you.  The working hours are 08.30am to  17.00pm, Monday to Friday.  Flexibility to work overtime to cover annual leave will be required for this role.  We are offering the position as a temporary contract until April 2018.

Our closing date for application is 4th August 2017.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds.

Oxford Innovation has over 30 years’ experience helping innovative businesses to achieve their full potential. Headquartered in Oxford, the Company has grown to provide a range of services to small businesses.  Our Innovation Centres are more than Business Centres and offices with managed workspace. They provide communities of like-minded entrepreneurs for small companies in an instructive and supportive environment to help them grow and develop. Our Centre Team is vital to their smooth running and daily management.

Salary: £9.00 per hour, £17,550/a + Flexible Benefits package

Hours: 37.5 hours per week